Experimental study of mixing mechanism and mixing quality of polymers during extrusion processes


Grant Data
Project Title
Experimental study of mixing mechanism and mixing quality of polymers during extrusion processes
Principal Investigator
Dr Wong, Anthony Chi Ying   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2002-12-31
Completion Date
2005-12-30
Amount
423404
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
mixing mechanism
Discipline
Others - Mechanical, Production and Industrial Engineering
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7090/02E
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2002/2003
Status
Completed
Objectives
Single-screw extrusion is an important processing technology in the plastics industry. This project investigates the dynamic mixing mechanism of polymers using the visualization technique, and to quantify the polymer mixing quality during processing via an image analysis technique which is also based on the visualization technique.